(In Africa) a member of a generation born in a country after its transition to democracy (in particular post-apartheid South Africa or post-independence Zimbabwe): the born-frees will make up about a third of voters by 2019
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- The vote of the born-free will be the decider, or will it?
- Growing up as a South African born-free does not mean apartheid did not affect me.
- Without much notice, the first group of the so-called 'born-free' generation quietly reached voting age in 2012.
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